A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 23 September 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


22-24 September 2017: Jacksonville, Florida

29th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

23-24 September 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

New location: Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


6-8 October 2017: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

6-8 October 2017: Salt Lake City, Utah

2017 Annual Show

Organized by: Mineral Collectors of Utah

Trolley Square (600 South Entrance & 700 East, Salt Lake City)

6-8 October 2017: Dallas, North Carolina

39th Annual Gaston Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Gaston Gem, Mineral & Faceters Club

Biggerstaff Park (1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway)

7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

13-15 October 2017: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

37th Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fairplex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

13-15 October 2017: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

73rd Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: The Dark Side

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)

13-15 October 2017: Huntsville, Alabama

50th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)

14-15 October 2017: Honolulu, Hawaii

16th Annual Hawaii Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Society of Hawai'i

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Waikiki, Leahi Room (2335 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu)

20-22 October 2017: Mason, Michigan

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society

Ingham County Fairgrounds (700 East Ash Street)

21-22 October 2017: Des Moines, Iowa

2017 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Paul R. Knapp Learning Center (East 33rd Street)

21-22 October 2017: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Fall Rock & Mineral Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

21-22 October 2017: Bristol, Connecticut

45th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem & Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue)

21-22 October 2017: Evansville, Indiana

51st Annual Gem Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Evansville Lapidary Society

New location: C.K. Newsome Community Center (100 Walnut Street)

28-29 October 2017: East Rochester, New York

45th Annual Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Rochester Lapidary Society

New location: Total Sports Experience (435 West Commercial Street, East Rochester)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

4-5 November 2017: Greenwich, Connecticut

29th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

17-19 November 2017: Columbia, South Carolina

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

17-19 November 2017: Crestwood, Kentucky (Louisville area)

45th Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: KYANA Geological Society

Camp Crestwood (7206 Clore Lane, Crestwood)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

18-19 November 2017: Fairfax, Virginia

26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University


9-10 December 2017: Franklin, Tennessee

37th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


16-18 March 2018: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 56th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: It's All About the Geodes

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

14-15 April 2018: Standish, Maine

35th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society

Saint Joseph's College (278 Whites Bridge Road)

2 June 2018: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

70th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)